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copy database wizard error in sql server 2005

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I want to copy a database between seperate sql server 2005 by using copy database wizard but I get error with "Execute sql server agent job error" when I run immediately this wizard..I looked at the destination server and I see "Package "cdw_sourceservername_destinationserver"failed..
eventid:12291 and SQLISPackage...how can I solve this problem?
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Make sure that the path on the destination server exists , example

if on the the source you have the data files on D:\ and log files on E:
it is possible that the destination do not have theses drives and the wizard is trying to copy the data and log files to a path that does not exist. Check your path on the destination.

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You do not have permissions to execute a copy database job. You might need sysadmin permissions on both servers to copy a database.

Why you using the wizard , just backup the database - copy the bak file to the destination then restore.






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Hi Teodor

I gave you three possible solutions, which one worked for you.

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